January 2019 In Fethiye – Let’s Talk Weather

Well, here we are. Our first Fethiye news update of 2019. And we've got to say, the first month of 2019 has been pretty much dominated by the weather. A few other things have happened, too, during rain gaps. And being at home a lot means we've had ample time to cook lots of lovely foods, as … [Read more...]

Meri Bar, Çalış – You Can Now Eat As Well As Drink And Be Merry

There are seafront bars and restaurants all along the beach in Çalış. A famous sunset to marvel over as you drink and dine. So, really, when Meri Bar appeared on the scene all those years ago, people would've been forgiven for looking aghast and thinking, "Well, that'll never work!" Situated on a … [Read more...]

2018 In Turkey – That Was The Year That Was

What's the end of a year without a little bit of reminiscing, eh? A look back at what has passed. And 2018 has been a packed 365 days for us. As always, that is reflected through the blog - life in Fethiye, life in the kitchen (and various eateries, of course) and a healthy sprinkling of travels, … [Read more...]

Two Months In Fethiye: End-Of-Summer Proceedings

Oh, hello November! Guess we'd better look back at the month of October, then, hadn't we? And those of you with good memories will also be quite rightly thinking, "Errm, and didn't you miss out September, too, with your Fethiye news?" You are thinking right! September and October in Fethiye are … [Read more...]

A Flyer Of An August

Wow, it feels like we always say the previous month passed us by so quickly - but August; seriously, it feels like a week ago that we did our July roundup of our Fethiye news. And here we are in September; summer's twilight days. We do love September and we're looking forward to the month ahead. … [Read more...]

Aroma Beach Club, Çalış – An Easy Chillout Zone

It's been a summer of beaches, this year. New businesses to explore, old favourites to revisit. Around the peninsula in Fethiye, we've been to Aksazlar and JJ Beach Park at Büyük Boncuklu. Across the water, we've sailed to Şövalye Island to visit Şövalye Adası Beach & Restaurant. And in Çalış … [Read more...]

July In Fethiye – Life’s A Beach

Well, August has kind of crept up on us there while we've been out and about exploring different beaches around Fethiye, revisiting old favourites and taking ourselves off on a little weekend break in pretty Akyaka. Guess we'd better look back on what happened in the month of July, then, before … [Read more...]

A Taster Of Island Life At Şövalye Adası Restaurant and Beach

Articles like this one are always tough. The type of post where you just want to show the beauty of somewhere with photo after photo. But, in the end, you've got to get a bit ruthless and choose the necessary ones. Those that tell the story. And this is the story of our little trip over to Fethiye's … [Read more...]

Şehit Fethi Bey Parkı, Fethiye – One Not To Miss

Every great town deserves a great park. And now, after much anticipation, our town of Fethiye can proudly boast that facility. Şehit Fethi Bey Parkı was opened on 26th July 2018 and it's a park that offers something for everyone; adults and kids alike. There's a bit of quirkiness about it which … [Read more...]

JJ Beach Park At Büyük Boncuklu Bay, Fethiye – A Welcome Addition To The Peninsula

Once upon a time, there was a bay in Fethiye. It was a beautiful bay; perfect shape when viewed from on high as you walked around the Fethiye peninsula. Rocky promontory, encroaching pine forest, crystal clear water, horseshoe bay. Every time we looked down on Büyük Boncuklu Bay, it just looked so … [Read more...]